The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company has expressed appreciation to its former Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Oladele Amoda (an engineer), who retired from the company after 35 years of service.
It was at a programme held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, where Amoda’s autobiography, titled Forget not his Benefits, was also presented.
The book, according to a statement, showcases the writer’s lifetime, lifestyle, strengths, and weaknesses.
Amoda joined the defunct Nigeria Electric Power Authority in 1983 as an engineer and served in various capacities within the organisation until his appointment as MD/CEO of EKEDC in 2011.
Traditional rulers, including the Oba of Lagos, HRH Oba Rilwan Akinolu, and the Alaperu of Iperu, Ogun State, Oba Tijani Adetunji Akinloye, alongside the EKEDC board of directors, led by its chairman, Mr. Charles Momoh, were also at the event.
The chairman described Amoda as a visionary whose contributions to the company’s growth cannot be underestimated.
To emphasize the vital role that Amoda can still play with EKEDC, Momoh announced his (Amoda) the immediate appointment as an adviser to the board.
The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, was represented at the event by a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot.
The reviewer of the book, Mr. Ola Odutola, described it as a chronicle of the life of the celebrant, which he said could inspire the future generation.
The presentation of the book was conducted by the Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church, Lekki, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, who also prayed for Amoda and his family.
Source: The PUNCH